Shepherd to Labouchere
Hudson's Bay House
November 13th 1856
With reference to my letter of the 8th Instant, on the subject of an attempt at murder by an Indian in Vancouver's Island, and the steps adopted by Governor Douglas, in conjunction with Admiral Bruce, to punish the culprit, I have now the honor to enclose for your information an Extract of a letter from Governor Douglas, dated Victoria, Vancouvers Island, 6th September 1856, by which it appears that the expedition had returned, after accomplishing their object without any casualty.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your obedt humble Servant
John Shepherd

The Right Honble Henry Labouchere
&c &c &c
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
We are in possession of this intelligence. Put by?
VJ 14 Novr
HM N 14
JB 15 N
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Extract, Douglas to Secretary of the Hudson's Bay Company, 6 September 1856, reporting on the successful expedition to bring to justice the native who wounded Thomas Williams.